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The Untold Want by Walt Whitman

Analysis

"The Untold Want" is a poem written by Walt Whitman. This poem is about the author wanting something in his life and he could never receive it. So instead of giving up, he's going out on his own voyage to find it himself.

This poem is written as a couplet.

Poem

The Untold Want
By 

The untold want by life and land ne'er granted,
Now voyager sail thou forth to seek and find.

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Nationality
American

Literary Movement
19th Century

Subjects
Longing